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Mongolia blocks former president from standing in June election

Mongolia’s controversial former president, Nambar Enkhbayar, will not be allowed to stand in presidential elections next month because of registration irregularities and his conviction for graft in 2012, the election commission said. Enkhbayar, one of the country’s most popular politicians, was picked to contest the June 26 vote by the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP), […]